Christmas lights make the month of December glow in nostalgic ways. It is the most luminous and beautiful 31 days of the year. Lights are a common scene to see as you drive down the street or walk through your neighborhood. As popular as holiday cheer and lights are this time of year, the ways … Continue reading Creative Ways To Describe Christmas And Its Lights
We see green, just like the pines we place in living rooms. We see red too, just like the ornaments that decorate and the sweaters we wear to keep us warm. Silver and blue are sprinkled in from the nighttime and winter snow. Color plays a significant role during the Christmas season. Each color holds … Continue reading Christmas Inspired Color Palettes and Mood Boards
Imagine for a moment that it is Sunday. Sunday evening, to be more exact. The clock continues ticking and tocking from the nearest grandfather, cuckoo, or watch. Evening skies darken into night as our bodies slip into bed. The moon and stars are officially upon us as tired eyes shut, for what we hope will … Continue reading How To Improve Our Mondays
Song writing and inspiration go hand in hand. The written word is one way that can influence song writing. Poems about love can inspire love songs, while poetry that yearns for something can create music that also features a sense of loss and wishing. In this blog, I will feature a variety of classic poems … Continue reading Poems To Inspire Song Writing
Students and writers alike have heard it before. Cue the hand movements and 100pt bold font quotation marks, because - "Said is dead" Teachers and mentors have taught that "said" is overused and to avoid the speech tag at all costs. Later, a piece of paper is slipped in our direction that reveals an in-depth … Continue reading Is “Said” Truly Dead?